Soloist Jay Crone
Jay Crone joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 1994 and is Principal Trombone of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, and the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Orchestra. He has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in the Europe, Asia, and South America, and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at many conferences and festivals. He has also been a collaborative pianist in voice and instrumental recitals throughout the United States, including performances with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Orchestra, among others. Crone holds degrees from the University of Southern California, Yale University, and California State University at Fresno.